The Stud
by Barbara Delinsky

“She had something to ask of Spencer Smith. A favor of sorts. A proposition of sorts. A personal, very personal request. An unusual one, for sure.”

Jenna McCue wants a baby. Not something that the president of a large chain of successful department stores is used to asking for – and certainly not from her best friend’s older brother.

And yet, when you think about it, is it really such a big favor? Spencer Smith’s a professional adventurer – he might look on this as one. After all, he’d be doing something he’s never done before and it would only take a few minutes of his time with a test tube in a doctor’s office.

Spencer’s not sure he wants to father a baby. But if he agrees, it won’t be with test tubes or doctor’s offices. It will be the old-fashioned way . . .

This is a first-time regular print hardcover edition of a title previously available as a mass market paperback.


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Barbara Delinsky

A lifelong New Englander, Barbara Delinsky earned a BA in psychology at Tufts University and an MA in sociology at Boston College. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, more books than she’ll ever be able to read, two tennis rackets and enough electronic devices to keep in touch with her children and their families.

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The Stud by Barbara Delinsky is available in the following formats

Hardback97807278906584th May 2021145 X 225mm224$28.99
Hardback978072789065826th February 2021145 X 225mm224£20.99
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